Connecticut passes probate court reform

by Walter Olson on June 13, 2009

Gov. Jodi Rell has signed legislation reorganizing the long-criticized system, which handles child custody matters and conservatorships as well as wills and estates; Hartford Courant columnist Rick Green had made the cause a crusade with horror stories. More: Connecticut Law Tribune (cross-posted from Point of Law).

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1 Elaine Renoire 06.13.09 at 11:11 pm

Hats off to Governor Jodi Rell! And to Rick Green, who publicized four cases of vulnerable guardianship wards held “prisoner” by the CT probate courts: Daniel Gross, Maydelle Trambarulo, Margot Claus, and Marilyn Plank.

For more information on unlawful and abusive guardianships / conservatorships — a growing national epidemic —-visit NASGA at &

Forewarned is forearmed!
Elaine Renoire

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